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Purchasing Manager

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Worcester
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Application date: 1st May 2019

A British Engineering Company supplying systems to some the most well know automotive OEM`s in the world are seeking a Purchasing Manager. You will be an experienced and educated procurement professional with commercial expertise.

The Role

As a Purchasing Manager you will;
Develop commodity strategy in line with business requirements
Negotiate with internal customers and/or suppliers in terms of contractual agreement
Maintain the regular contact with current/potential suppliers to develop/maintain commercially competitive business partnership
Work closely with and develop the existing supplier base to ensure the supplier base achieves the best possible rating
Implement the strategy and monitor the progress to ensure achieving cost down targets
Managing a team of 6 (buyers, planners, coordinators)

The Person

The successful Purchasing Manager will be;
Hands on experience in production or manufacturing environment for 5 + years
Fully or partially qualified with CIPS or studying towards currently
Automotive experience would be ideal
Experience managing and motivating a team
Hands on experience in supplier site audit and high volume production
Working knowledge of lean manufacturing such as JIT and 5S.

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